Ariel Levy's  The Rules Do Not Apply  Is This Year's Must-Read Memoir    W magazine, March 2017   Ariel Levy has kept a journal since the third grade. “I named it and personified it and made it my confidante,” she writes in  The Rules Do Not Apply , her first memoir, out this week. “My lined notebooks were the only place I could say as much as I wanted, whenever I wanted.” For nearly as long as she can remember, Levy wanted to be a writer; as a child, she thought herself a novelist, but she came to realize, as she explained on a recent afternoon in New York, “I don’t have much of an imagination.”
   Meet Danya Kukafka, the 24-Year-Old Debut Author Behind This Summer's Must-Read Teen Murder Mystery    W magazine, August 2017   ameron Whitley doesn’t know if he killed Lucinda Hayes. Like, he genuinely doesn’t know. Lucinda is a clever, beautiful ninth grader, a golden girl who resides in Broomsville, the fictional northern Colorado suburb where the new novel  Girl in Snow  takes place. She has been found dead. And the night in question, well, Cameron has blocked it out.
   In Her Book  Sour Heart , Jenny Zhang Arrives as a Chinese-American Voice We Haven't Heard Yet    W magazine, July 2017   When Jenny Zhang was 19 and a sophomore at Stanford, she wrote a short story called “The Evolution of My Brother.” It depicted the relationship between the narrator—a young woman named Jenny, the daughter of recent Chinese immigrants—and her younger brother over the course of her adolescence as she begins to distance herself, as all teens do, from her family. Several years later, Zhang exhumed the story at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she began to revise it.
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